Transnet is hiring-Safety & Quality Officer

Operating Division : Transnet NPA

Position Title : Safety & Quality Officer: Aviation

Employee Group : Permanent

Department : Aviation

Location : Durban

Reporting To : Safety & Quality Manager

Grade Level : G

Reference Number : 10253110

Position Purpose:

To execute, evaluate, maintain and continuously improve the Safety and Quality Management System within TNPA Aviation


Position outputs:

  • Involvement in planning and execution of TNPA Aviation Safety and Quality Meetings;
  • Support during departmental Safety and Quality meetings;
  • Implement an effective incident management process;
  • Conduct Internal Audits, Ad hock Safety and Quality inspections on the Safety and Quality Management System;
  • Identify and Coordinate Safety and Quality Training needs and advise the different business units (Training, Flight Operations and Maintenance);
  • Conduct Risk Assessments and report all risks;
  • Ensure legal and other requirements’ Compliance in safety health and environment;
  • Ensure that incidents are reported to Safety and Quality Manager, Accountable Manager, and attend to their investigations or inquiries when required;
  • Reporting to TNPA Aviation on DIFR or LTIFR;
  • Implement a new process improvement initiative;
  • Participate in the performance management process;
  • Participate in staff meetings as and when required to discuss operational performance and business issues; and
  • Stop any unsafe act or operations and immediately inform the Safety and Quality Manager.

Qualifications & Experience:

  • Matric Certificate;
  • Safety Management Diploma or equivalent Engineering Diploma either in Mechanical or Electrical disciplines;
  • Valid Driver’s License;
  • Minimum of 3 years’ experience in the aviation field;
  • Relevant Aircraft Trade Certificate in core disciplines (e.g. Avionics/Mechanical AME) will be an advantage;
  • Hold an ATPL-H or CPL-H will be an advantage;
  • Completed an approved IATA Quality Management Course will be an advantage;
  • Completed SACAA approved or IATA Safety Management System (SMS) course will be an advantage; and
  • ISO 9001:2008/ ISO9001:2015 / AS 9100C Lead Auditing Certificate will be an added advantage.



  • Aviation Safety and Quality regulations, processes and procedures.
  • Organizational auditing principles and compliance procedures.
  • Incident/accident reporting procedures and investigation.


  • Effective communication.
  • Computer literacy.
  • Diversity management.
  • Critical thinking and problem solving.
  • Active listening.
  • Time management.


  • Ability to work alone.
  • Attention to detail.
  • High quality outputs with regards to safety matters.
  • Flexibility and adaptability.
  • Deadline driven.

How to apply

This advert is open for application by external applicants.

Equity Statement :Preference will be given to suitably qualified Applicants who are members of the

designated groups in line with the Employment Equity Plan and Targets of the Organisation/Operating


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The closing date is on 21.07.2020. It is the responsibility of the applicant to ensure that HR has received the application

before the closing date of the advertisement.

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application as unsuccessful.

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